CALGARY — TC Energy Corp. reported its third-quarter profit rose compared with a year ago as its revenue edged higher.
The Calgary-based pipeline company says its profit attributable to common shares amounted to $904 million or 96 cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30, up from $739 million or 79 cents per share a year ago.
Revenue totalled nearly $3.2 billion, up from $3.13 billion in the same quarter last year.
TC Energy says its comparable earnings for the quarter were $893 million or 95 cents per share compared, down from $970 million or $1.04 per share in the same quarter in 2019.
Analysts on average had expected a profit of 94 cents per share and $3.22 billion in revenue, according to financial data firm Refinitiv.
TC Energy also says it is going ahead with its US$200-million Wisconsin Access Project to increase natural gas capacity and improve reliability on a segment of its ANR Pipeline system.
The company say the project will provide about 72 million cubic feet per day of firm transportation service under long-term contracts to utilities serving the Midwestern United States.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 29, 2020.
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